England draw Test series against Pakistan

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, June 4th, 2018 | 0

Finally team England draw Test series against Pakistan. Team Pakistan has finished the Test series against England. Before that, they travelled Ireland and play the only Test against the local team Ireland. In the match, Pakistan won the very first Test of Ireland. Later, they came to visit England where they were scheduled to play two matches Test series. Team Pakistan also play couple of warm up matches in England.

England draw Test series against Pakistan

In 24th May, 2018 the official first Test between England and Pakistan started. In the inaugural Test, Pakistan beat England by 9 wickets. So, they took lead of the series. Now, England managed victory in the 2nd and last Test. So, the series ended with drawn.

The 2nd match between them started in 1st June, 2018 at Leeds. In the match Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first. At the first innings, team Pakistan faced batting disaster and got all out so early. They scored 174 runs in their first innings. Shadab Khan was the top scorer in the match who scored 56 runs highest so far. Some players added few more runs like Haris scored 28 runs, Asad scored 27 runs for the team Pakistan. In 48.1 overs team Pakistan finished their first innings. English captain Root used only 4 bowlers where three of them took three wickets each for the team.

Later, ENgland started to bat for the 1st innings. nine players of the team scored two figure runs in the match. Their top scorer was Buttler who scored unbeaten 80 runs for the team. Cook scored 46 runs, captain Root scored 45 runs, Bess scored 49 runs respectively. They played full first and 2nd day. However, team England scored 363 runs in their first innings and lost all wickets. They totally played 106.2 overs so far. Faheem Ashraf took three wickets for Pakistan where Amir, Abbas and Hasan Ali took two wickets each for the team.

Later, team Pakistan came to bat for the 2nd innings. Opening partnership lasted 20 runs when Azhar Ali was out with 11 runs so far. Imam tried to stand strong and added 34 runs so far. Besides, new player Usman scored 33 runs so far. Just three players of the team touched two figure runs in the match. They did play 46 overs in their 2nd innings and due to another batting collapsed, they lost all wickets in 134 runs. Bess and Broad took three wickets for English team.

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